Gov. Ron DeSantis held a rare Saturday news conference to reassure Floridians about rising cases of COVID-19 in the state, saying that the âvast majority of new cases are from young people who donât have symptoms of the disease.
The disease burden is not as significant as it was in March and April,â he said. âVery important to point out. Weâre in a much better position than we were in March or April.
He pointed to low hospitalization rates, increased testing and the median age of a person with COVID-19, which fell to 37 last week. Early in the pandemic, he noted, only people with symptoms could be tested.